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Vermont Summer Festival Website Provides Comprehensive Information

East Dorset, VT—May 28, 2002—As the five-week Vermont Summer Festival draws near, exhibitors and spectators alike can find all the information they need on the user-friendly Vermont Summer Festival website, The 2002 Vermont Summer Festival will take place July 10 - August 11 at Harold Beebe Farm, in East Dorset, VT.

The Vermont Summer Festival, which is New England’s largest “AA” rated hunter-jumper horse show circuit, kicks off with the Manchester Summer Festival, July 10-14. The action continues with the Manchester Classic, July 17-21, The Valley Classic, July 24-28, and the Manchester and the Mountains Horse Show, July 31-August 4. The action culminates with the Vermont Summer Celebration, August 7-11.

The easily navigated website offers viewers a look at the revamped schedule for 2002, that includes exciting new classes such as the $5,000 Pre-Green Hunter Celebration, $2,500 Modified Junior/Amateur Hunter Special and $2,500 Children's/Adult Hunter Special. The entire prizelist can be found on the website. There is also a map of the redesigned Harold Beebe Farm show grounds where one can see the location of the new third all-weather hunter ring, three new all-weather riding/schooling areas, and paddocks available for weekly rental. A downloadable registration form, list of rules and regulations, and list of lodging options are also available for the convenience of exhibitors.

Spectators can check the results from last year’s classes to see which Grand Prix riders might be returning to defend their titles. A USET-recognized $35,000 Grand Prix and a $10,000 Mini Prix will be held each week, as well as a $10,000 Show Jumping Hall Of Fame High Junior/Amateur-Owner Jumper class, part of the Show Jumping Hall of Fame Jumper Classic Series. Links to the sponsors for the Festival are also listed on the site.

In addition to learning about the exciting equestrian competition, spectators and exhibitors can find information on all that the local area has to offer, including fine dining, superb outlet shopping, golf, tennis, hiking, canoeing, fishing, and more, on the website. The website is regularly updated and includes all important news and developments regarding the Festival.

“It’s important for us to make information easily accessible to riders who will be registering for or spectators who will be traveling to the Vermont Summer Festival,” said Dottie Ammerman, co-producer of the Vermont Summer Festival. “In this day and age, a lot of people find it easier to just click on to a website than to have to call to ask questions. We like to be sure that those questions can be easily answered.”

For further information on the 2002 Vermont Summer Festival, please visit the Vermont Summer Festival website at or call 802-496-4878.


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